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Bridgette Di Ferdinando

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Bridgette Di Ferdinando was working in the corporate world as a organizational psychologist and change management consultant where she had the chance to closely examine the culture and make-up of companies in Australia, the United States and throughout Europe. Over time, what she began to see was that employees were feeling less-and-less empowered and companies were putting less-and-less trust in their employees. She watched as higher-ups started focusing less on the individual and more on … CONTINUE READING

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Kate & Paul McCann

 


Kate and Paul McCann were working corporate jobs in London – positions that many would perceive as being highly successful, as they were paid well and the work held a certain status. Yet, they found that they were deeply unsatisfied and not particularly happy. Paul realized, while traveling in India, how much his happiness was tied to material goods, and how this was, in turn, leaving him feeling more empty than anything. After a … CONTINUE READING

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Melanie Horkan

Melanie Horkan

Melanie Horkan is a producer who works across drama and documentary productions in Europe, Canada and Australia. Her most recent credit was as Associate Producer with Polar Star Films on Google and the World Brain, which premiered at Sundance 2013. Her film, Redskin, won the 2003 Cinevex Best Narrative Script Award and the Ian Potter Emerging Artists Award.

I had the pleasure of meeting Melanie through a mutual friend of ours who lives … CONTINUE READING

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Music Monday

As we are in the last week of August, wanted to post something that is a little ode to summer. Xavier Rudd’s, “Follow the Sun,” is a perfect song for sitting quietly and reflecting on the uniqueness of summer. I find that I want to be lying in a hammock, sipping on some lemonade and staring up at the leaves blowing in the trees while I listen to it. Just remember to soak it all … CONTINUE READING

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